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Bachelor's Student Guide: German-Taught Programs

Below you will find im­port­ant in­form­a­tion re­lated to your Ge­man-taught bach­elor's po­gram.

Get­ting Star­ted

Start­ing a de­gree pro­gram at a uni­versity of this size may come with a num­ber of chal­lenges. You prob­ably have a lot of ques­tions about our pro­grams and how to plan and or­gan­ize your stud­ies. Learn more about get­ting off to the best possible start at WU, and our sup­port ser­vices.

Courses and Exams

Courses and exams are an im­port­ant part of stu­dent life. In this sec­tion, you will find in­form­a­tion on legal re­quire­ments, dates and dead­lines, sign­ing up for and drop­ping courses and exams us­ing the LPIS sys­tem, the Learn@WU eLearn­ing plat­form, pla­gi­ar­ism, and much more.

Hon­ors Pro­grams, Sup­port, and Vo­lun­teer­ing Op­por­tun­it­ies

The fol­low­ing pro­grams are avail­able to bach­elor’s stu­dents:

  • Ment­or­ing@WU: peer ment­or­ing pro­gram for new stu­dents

  • WU Top League: hon­ors pro­gram for stu­dents striv­ing for aca­demic ex­cel­lence

  • Learn­ing Er­go­nom­ics: pro­gram to help you study more ef­fect­ively

  • Vo­lun­teer­ing@WU: vo­lun­teer pro­gram for stu­dents to help chil­dren and teen­agers from dis­ad­vant­aged back­grounds

  • Be­Able: sup­port pro­gram for stu­dents with a dis­ab­il­ity and/or chronic ill­ness

So­cial Skills Cer­ti­fic­ate

Did you com­plete ex­tra­cur­ricular courses to im­prove your so­cial skills, and did you vo­lun­teer as a mentor or study buddy in one of WU’s vo­lun­teer pro­grams? If so, ap­ply now for our So­cial Skills Cer­ti­fic­ate. This doc­u­ment sums up all the skills you ac­quired or im­proved in these courses and as a vo­lun­teer.

Study Abroad

WU has more than 180 part­ner uni­versit­ies of­fer­ing un­der­gradu­ate ex­change op­por­tun­it­ies around the world. Learn more about these op­por­tun­it­ies and pre­pare for your time abroad. It is worth it!

Study Ac­cel­er­a­tion Pro­grams

WU’s study ac­cel­er­a­tion pro­grams (sum­mer and win­ter uni­versity pro­grams) of­fer you the op­por­tun­ity to take se­lec­ted classes dur­ing the semester break in Septem­ber and Feb­ru­ary to help you com­plete your pro­gram faster. These pro­grams are also avail­able to new stu­dents, so you can get a head start on your stud­ies!

Credit Trans­fer

Have you already earned cred­its at an­other uni­versity in Aus­tria or abroad? Or in an­other WU pro­gram? Here you will learn more about how to trans­fer these cred­its to you cur­rent WU pro­gram.

Grants and Schol­ar­ships

Bach­elor’s stu­dents can ap­ply for mer­it-­based schol­ar­ships awar­ded once a year to stu­dents with an out­stand­ing aca­demic per­form­ance in the pre­vi­ous year. Mobil­ity grants are also avail­able to sup­port stu­dents do­ing an ex­change semester or in­tern­ship abroad.

Spe­cial­iz­a­tion (SBWL)

WU of­fers a wide range of spe­cial­iz­a­tions (SB­WLs) in the field of busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion that is con­stantly be­ing ex­pan­ded. 

How do I sign up for an SBWL? What th­ings do I need to con­sider when choos­ing an SBWL?

Here you will find the answers.

Bach­elor's Thesis

Here you will learn everything you need to know about writ­ing and hand­ing in your bach­elor’s thesis. Make sure you are up to date on all re­quire­ments that ap­ply to aca­demic theses at WU.

Com­plet­ing Your Stud­ies

You have made it! Here you will learn more about the fi­nal steps you need to take to com­plete your pro­gram and get your de­gree. Do not miss the op­por­tun­ity to par­ti­cip­ate in the formal gradu­ation ce­re­mony!

Learn more!
Getting Started